News on the association
On June 26th, 2017, Women on Board held their General Assembly at the offices of Cofinimmo.
The session was followed by a speech from DIrk van Gerven who wrote a book on Women in the workplace and diversity.
Please find enclosed the presentation given by the Françoise, Trees and Emmanuele.
For the Presentation follow this link.
On 7 November 2016 Women on Board will lauch the first edition of the "Women Intergenerational Digital Dialogue Program" that aims at improving digital skills and competencies of Women on Board members by reverse mentoring with young high potential women having knowledge about digital transformation. In return the young high potential women will be introduced to corporate governance and executive management.
Sonja Rottiers leaves the Chair to Françoise Roels, François Blondel joins the board after 2 year as chairman of Women on Boards admissions Committee and Cécile Coune has elected to resign from the board, as she focuses on the growing needs of European Women on Boards (our European “umbrella” organization). She will remain an active member of WoB which she co-founded. The Board is very thankful for her years’ commitment.
Trees Paelinck endorses the new role of General Manager of Women on Board and will be assisted, besides the existing internal team of Laure-Anne Van Ingelgem, Coordinator and Chantal Cabuy, HR consultant, by an executive committee composed of members Miriam Murphy, Anne Tilleux, Laurence Janssens and Nicoline Spruijt. A warm welcome to them and best wishes of success !
Save the date: On September 17, 2015, Fielfisher is organising its yearly great event : "September Get-Together: Time to go back to school, time to start networking again!"
When: Thursday 17 September 2015, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: L'Arsenal, Bouleverd Louis Schmidtlaan 29, 1040 Brussels
On 15 June 2015, PwC will be hosting our general assembly followed by a great event on a very hot-topic: "tax strategy and ethics, a major item for Board agenda"
"Looking back at the year that I have been a member of WoB I have witnessed a number of outstanding initiatives:
- a series of very valuable events, the one tonight being a very good example of an extremely relevant topic;
- the broadening of the network to an international level in times where every company benefits from an international Board;
- a tremendous move towards transparency of opportunities with a whole range of open Board mandates being published through your network;
- a true effort in promoting women on Boards, the most visible example being the exposure a lot of your women got in “De Morgen".
I am amazed by the quality of the debate, the relevance of the initiatives and the impact of all you do and I think you and the team can be proud of what has been achieved!"
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News on the market place
29/11/2017Trui De Maré van VRT NWS: Interview met Francoise Roels. Wordt waarschijnlijk uitgezonden donderdag met Women on Board Index als nieuwsitem, en misschien ook in De Vrije Markt op VRT....
Reportage réalisé en Suisse par Corinne Portier sur les femmes dans les conseils d'admisnistration, diffusé le 8 mars 2017 au soir à la RTS, dans l’émission TTC
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News on associate members
We are pleased to announce that one of our members, Katrien Vanhulle was recently appointed Independent Director at the Lijn.
We wish her all the success in this new role.
At the Elia group special general meeting held today in Brussels, ...
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